at bloody last! (syntuit)

by Mr. Darcy   Dec 16, 2020


the Pride flag dances
with glee now its red can flow

through those who bleed

.

Mr. Darcy
© 2020

December 14th 2020
The rules surrounding blood donation for gay and bisexual men are to be relaxed across the UK, in what the government calls a ‘landmark change’.

https://www.totum.com/news/landmark-change-means-more-gay-and-bisexual-men-can-now-give-blood

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  • 2 months ago

    by Jack

    I like this a lot!

  • 2 months ago

    by Keira Pickard

    I love this message! It's been in my favourites ever since you posted it, but only now have I thought to post a decent comment, lol
    It's such a terrible thing that up until recently - in this day and age - that not everyone could donate blood, purely because of something as inconsequential and harmless as having your own emotions. At MA said in her comment, this is a real step forward in equal rights.
    I like how you've picked out the red in the pride flag, as it mirrors blood, and the same goes for the title ( the ' sneaky fourth line ' ). Putting so much, so cleverly in just three ( or four, considering the title ) lines is really wonderful.
    Anyway, aside from my ranting and ravings, glad you posted this, and that it happened in the first place!

  • 6 months ago

    by Em

    I absolutely love this and you!!!.well done xx

  • 6 months ago

    by Jane Do-Re-Mi

    I've wondered for a while what it would take for governments to come to their senses and realise blood can save a life no matter who donates it. Maybe covid has done just that.

  • 6 months ago

    by Poet on the Piano

    Love your syntuits and how each line has even more meaning! Such phenomenal news too, a definite step ahead.

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